Coalville Town partner with Derby County to launch football and education programme

By Wayne McDermott

12th Feb 2024 | Local News

Coalville Town FC. Photo: Coalville Nub News
Coalville Town FC. Photo: Coalville Nub News

Coalville Town FC have partnered with Derby County Community Trust to deliver a Football and Education Programme for post-16 year old students. 

The opportunity to provide this option for the young people of Coalville has come about due to the £1.1million investment into a 3G pitch at Owen Street, which is set to open in May and is supported by the Football foundation, North West Leicestershire District Council and Bardon Hill Quarry.

Year 11 school leavers will be able to be educated full-time at Coalville Town from September this year, studying a Level 3 Diploma in Sport alongside training, and playing for Coalville Town FC U19s squad.

All of the education will take place at Coalville Town in a bespoke classroom that will be on site, creating a high quality teaching environment for the students.

The education will be provided by Derby County Community Trust, which has a wealth of experience in delivering further education programmes, with over 200 students across Derbyshire in full-time education with them.

In addition to the academic course, students will train three times a week with the coaching staff as well as playing fixtures on a weekly basis representing Coalville Town.

There will be an Open Evening on February 21 from 7-9pm, which will include a presentation for students and parents, then an open training sessions.

Anyone interested in attending can register HERE. If you have any questions, you can email [email protected]

     

New coalville Jobs Section Launched!!
Vacancies updated hourly!!
Click here: coalville jobs

Share:

Related Articles

A current rack in Newmarket, Marlborough Square. Photo: North West Leicestershire District Council
Local News

Award-winning School Uniform Swap Shop is returning to Coalville area throughout the summer

Leicestershire’s Lord Lieutenant Mr Michael Kapur (left) Deputy Chairman Cllr Ray Morris (r
Local News

Time Capsule buried as part of Coalville Park’s 125th anniversary - and will not be opened until 2074

Sign-Up for our FREE Newsletter

We want to provide Coalville with more and more clickbait-free local news.
To do that, we need a loyal newsletter following.
Help us survive and sign up to our FREE weekly newsletter.

Already subscribed? Thank you. Just press X or click here.
We won't pass your details on to anyone else.
By clicking the Subscribe button you agree to our Privacy Policy.